Custom motorized project for middle school students

This project is a great way to have your students make a complex project that is 3D, motorized, and totally customizable!

Table of Contents for this project for middle school students – Make a motorized something!

2:08 – Instructions overview

3:23 – Getting started, making a side

5:32 Connecting the sides

9:18 – Connecting the motor

17:48 – Making cardboard wheels

22:40 – Connecting the wheels

Making this project for middle school students is a great beginner engineer project. It is an engineering “crawl” project in Innovative Arts class.

Other engineering projects are posted to the engineer creator group. A simpler project for middle school kids can be found on my Youtube channel.

Useful links for teachers:

This site holds the resources for Innovative Arts class, a class that replaced our technology class in our middle school. Students learn to create as engineers, designers, and more. At the same time, we are learning about our brains/mindsets (‘Puzzle‘), engage technology (‘Shift‘) and the creative process (‘Create‘).

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